Women's Soccer Cruises Past Plymouth

October 9, 2007

Middlebury scored five unanswered goals in the first half on its way to a 5-0 win over Plymouth State on Dragone Field. The shutout is the fifth of the season for the Panthers, who have allowed eight goals in nine games. Plymouth State falls to 4-6 on the year.

Middlebury struck early as Ashley Pfaff scored on a crossing pass from Nora Tomlinson-Weintraub just 4:11 into the contest. Tomlinson-Weintraub scored a similar goal at 7:29, with a feed from Pfaff.

Carly Berger gave the Panthers a 3-0 lead at 12:31 as she scored on a header with a feed from Caitlin Parker.

Pfaff scored her second of the game with 12:50 left in the half on a rebound, after a shot from Kirsten Lundquist deflected off the Plymouth keeper. Lindsay Walker scored the game's final goal just 4:16 later as she converted a crossing pass from Jenny Galgano.

The Panthers kept up the pressure in the second half, but Plymouth's Ashley Riberdy was solid in goal, making nine of her 16 saves in the second stanza.

Date: October 9, 2007
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Site: Middlebury, Vt.

Plymouth St. (4-6) 0 0 - - 0
Middlebury (6-2-2) 5 0 - - 5

M-1st (4:11) - Ashley Pfaff (Nora Tomlinson-Weintraub)
M-1st (7:29) - Tomlinson-Weintraub (Pfaff)
M-1st (12:31) - Carly Berger (Caitlin Parker)
M-1st (32:10) - Pfaff (Kirsten Lundquist)
M-1st (36:26) - Lindsay Walker (Jenny Galgano)

Adele Plunkett-M (25:30 min., 0 saves, 0 GA)
Lauryn Torch-M (64:30 min., 1 save, 0 GA)
Ashley Riberdy-P (90 min., 16 saves, 5 GA)